WIMBLEDON COMES TO ITS SENSES….This is hardly the most important news on the equality front, but the All-England Club has finally reversed its increasingly absurd insistence on paying women less than men at the Wimbledon tennis tournament. In recent years the difference had become purely symbolic (a paltry $53,000 in the final round last year), a fact that made the unequal treatment little more than an extended middle finger unmotivated by any actual concern over operating expenses or audience size. Good for them for finally joining the 20th (sic) century.

Now about those grass courts…..